The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

The official student media of Blue Valley Northwest High School

BVNWnews

Digital illustration depicting a pair of Thanksgiving turkeys pulling Santas sleigh.
Where is Thanksgiving?
Anna Bailey, Print Editor • November 24, 2022

Halloween is not celebrated in September, Valentine's day is not celebrated in January and a birthday is not celebrated an entire month prior, yet the Christmas season gets an entire two months in the spotlight. With the Christmas season being so long, where does Thanksgiving fit into the mix? Specifically...

Digital illustration depicting a group of competitive swimmers wearing the colors of the transgender flag.
The biological debate
Reagan Kauth and Quinn Brown, Writers • November 4, 2022

Digital illustration representing the benefit privilege plays in certain situations.
Acknowledge your privilege
Shahd Abdeljalil, Photographer • November 4, 2022

Recently, it was deemed unsafe for me to go to a friend’s house because of Islamophobic things her mother had said. The fact that people have the will to presume that I hate America, and discriminate against me just because I wear a scarf on my head came as a big shock to me. I had known Islamophobia...

Digital illustration of a group of young children trick-or-treating.
Why can’t I trick or treat?     
Regan Simeon, Social Media Editor • October 29, 2022

When I was in elementary school, October meant one thing: trick-or-treating on Halloween night. I would spend months nagging my mom for the perfect costume to wear out with my friends, my biggest concern being whether I should dress as a Disney princess or a Marvel superhero. Trick-or-treating was a...

Digital illustration of Marilyn Monroe.
Why I will never watch "Blonde"
Lizzie Lively, Opinions Editor • October 19, 2022

I will never see the Netflix movie “Blonde,” nor will I ever read the 738 paged work of “biographical fiction” by Joyce Carol Oates that the movie is based on. Both, while using Marilyn Monroe’s name, do not honestly tell her story, and it is disheartening to see how well both the movie and...

I cant sit still
I can't sit still
Anna Bailey, Print Editor • September 29, 2022

When I am working on my homework, getting up for a bit and taking a walk helps clear my brain so I can be more productive.  I am neurodivergent, specifically, I have been diagnosed with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder. Being forced to sit at a desk for seven hours a day is extremely difficult...

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